Uncle of the young king Fayçal II, he was regent of Iraq during the minority of this one (1939/1953).
All devoted to the interests of England, it ran up against the opposition of nationalist the Prime Minister Rachid Ali Al Gaylani, which drove out it capacity by its coup d'etat of April 3rd 1941. Restored by the British the next on May 30th, he entrusted the government to Nouri Saïd. Always with the catches with the opposition of the democratic parties and nationalists, it removed freedom of the press, intervened in the elections of February 1947 and tracked the famous Communists and opponents such. After 1953, it preserved a great influence on Fayçal II and remained the inspirer of an increasingly unpopular policy, which ends in the coup d'etat of the general Kassem: he perishes assassinated with the king and Nouri Saïd.
|Random links:||Kakata (Liberia) | Ahmed Ben Salah | Visitor chick | Benjamin Boss | Elections in France under the Fourth Republic | Prêt_de_VA|